Guard Training, Protraining, and Online Training

Basic Security Guard Training

Course by: Canadian Academy of Guard Training

SKU: SEC100000


Register Easily - Train Quickly - Get Licensed

If you are looking to become a security guard, you'll need to be licensed. We offer approved training to help you get trained, pass the exam and get a job as a security guard!

- Alberta (ABST) - Manitoba (MSBTP) - Saskatchewan (SBST) - Ontario (MCSCS Approved)

The Canadian Academy of Guard Training offers approved security guard training that is required for people looking to become security guards in Canada. This course meets all provincial requirements across Canada underneath the Departments of Justice. To become a licensed security guard, you'll need to complete this course, and pass a provincial exam. Upon course completion, we'll help you book and study for your exam to ensure you can get licensed and begin work as a security guard.

Course Features

Premier, Professional Security Guard Training

Learn at your own pace

Mobile and Tablet Compatible

No Classroom Required - 24/7 Course Access

Approved Course in Multiple Provinces

Train Anywhere. Train Anytime

Shareable Digital Badge and Certificate

Live Support Monday - Friday 7 am - 5 pm

We offer a security guard course designed to help you pass the exam, and get to work as a guard. Our course is offered on a modern, elegant platform that is easy to use.

Learn Why Thousands Have Trained With Us

Canadian Academy of Guard Training prepares you for a rewarding career as a security guard. Because your role is so demanding and varied, we offer high quality training. Once you successfully complete our online training course, you'll be able to book your provincial exam, and after passing that test, get your Security Guard License. 

It is mandatory that you take a training course that is approved by the government before you can register for the exam. It is also required that you have a security guard license to work as a Security Guard. 

We have been training security guards since 2007 and our modern platform, engaging content and interactive course will teach you everything you need to know to prepare for and pass the course and the exam. Additionally, we can provide a supplemental study guide for you - AT NO ADDITIONAL COST to help you understand what you need to know. 


Our Security Guard Training program combines video elements, quizzes and interactive elements to keep you exciting and engaged with the course. While the course material takes 40 hours, because the course is 100% ONLINE you learn at your own pace. When you are ready to write the exam, we will help you book it. Don't feel required to attend a classroom, learn from home on any device you own. At the end of each section, there will be a short quiz to ensure you retain the information. 

Once you complete the course, you will get a course certificate and help from us to book your final exam. In each province, the process is slightly different so we look forward to helping you! Exam price not included with basic course. Exam is included in the → fast track bundle. 

Course Outline

1. Introduction to the Security Industry
2. Safety Awareness and First Aid
3. Conduct of Security
4. The Legal System
5. Access Controls and Alarm Systems
6. Patrol Tactics and Techniques
7. Crisis Response
8. Traffic Control
9. Labor Disputes
10. Interacting with the Public
11. Note Taking and Report Writing
Course Details
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